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Title WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2008 : the MPOWER package / World Health Organization
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (329 pages) : color illustrations, maps
Contents We must act now to reverse the global tobacco epidemic and save millions of lives : a letter from WHO director-general -- Summary -- The global tobacco crisis -- MPOWER : six policies to reverse the tobacco epidemic -- The state of global tobacco control implementation of effective measures is just beginning -- Conclusion
Summary This report presents a worldwide analysis of tobacco use and control efforts. It provides countries with a roadmap to reverse the devastating global tobacco epidemic that could kill up to one billion people by the end of this century. The report outlines the MPOWER package, a set of six key tobacco control measures that reflect and build on the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-62)
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Subject Public health.
Smoking -- Prevention.
Tobacco use -- Prevention.
Public Health.
Smoking Cessation.
Smoking Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Research for International Tobacco Control.
World Health Organization.
LC no. 2008395802
ISBN 9240683119 (electronic bk.)
9789240683112 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2008